Motorcyclist taken to major trauma centre

Murray MacGregor – Thursday 21st May 2020 – 10.55am.

A motorcyclist has suffered multiple serious injuries after he was injured in a collision with a car.

It happened at the junction of Anson Road and Bentley Road North in the Willenhall area of Walsall at shortly after 4.00pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found the rider some distance from the collision.  Both he bike and car had been damaged.

“The rider, a man in his 40’s had suffered multiple serious injuries.  He was assessed and treated at the scene before being taken on blue lights by land ambulance to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor and critical care paramedic from the aircraft travelled with the ambulance crew.

“A woman in her 60’s who was the front seat passenger in the car was assessed at the scene but was discharged after treatment.  The driver was unhurt.”

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